Foundation / Corporation
Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network
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Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha Counties, Wisconsin non-profit organizations and public entities for locally initiated projects that protect, restore, and sustain the ecosystem in the watersheds. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application.
Funds will be awarded for projects that promote near shore health by protecting watersheds from polluted runoff; restore wetlands and other habitats; combat invasives; and monitor water, aquatic life, and sediments to assess the health of the Root River and Pike River.
Projects are evaluated based on the degree to which they:
-Meet Root-Pike WIN's mission and vision,
-Follow recommendations or best management practices from community agencies (SEWRPC, DNR, etc.),
-Follow management measures in current Watershed Restoration Plans,
-Protect unique environmental, archeological, or cultural areas,
-Can be duplicated throughout the watershed,
-Encourage partnerships and leverage resources,
-Balance a long-term focus with short-term results, and
-Promote excellence by fostering a sense of pride and identification in the watershed.
GrantWatch ID#: 141801
$500 - $10,000
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Allison Chernouski, Program Manager
PO Box 044164
Racine, WI 53404
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